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Jo’burg crafts an artsy comeback

Property values have quintupled in parts of the central business district in Johannesburg, writes Devon Maylie.

Loaded with baggage and living in cages

"What does it mean to be safe and to be insecure?" artist Marthine Tayou wonders in his installation <em>LOOOOBHY n.50</em>.

Readings in the spectacle of fashion

Can magnificent clothes really leave you pondering about illiteracy?

Sprawling tales of home

Seven distinct sub-exhibitions of <em>In Context</em> bring a mini-biennale to Jo'burg.

Words for the birds

<em>Remotewords</em> aims to "disseminate literary statements" around the world through satellite mapping programmes.

Pictures of the life between

Caroline Suzman's exhibition Crossing Over is an attempt to portray what remains of everyday life amid the Middle East conflict.

Jo’burg’s main art space

Anthea Buys reports on a project that could revitalise the city's cultural landscape.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa